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AROUND TOWN

Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by JJ, 5 minutes ago | 49 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child cruelty charges filed against worker at Livermore charter school

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has filed misdemeanor assault and battery and child cruelty charges against...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Trivalley crime, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Maxed Out!, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Pleasanton after high-speed pursuit

A San Jose man led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through Pleasanton on Monday night before ultimately being apprehended,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 1101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen Hosting ESL Adult Ed During School Hours?

Dear Friends, Our Pleasanton families need your support in helping to protect our children. We have learned that an adult...

Original post made by Lydiksen on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 14 hours ago | 16 comments | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Lions Wayside Park" Mary's,St.Mary's,Kottinger Creek? Ditch?

The Neal Street Bridge was built in 1887,separating Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park. We know that the water delivery system...

Original post made by Peter Miller on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 99 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Communist Party USA Unites Behind Hillary

For those "on the fence" between voting for Hillary or Trump (or other), I hope that knowing the Communist Party USA is backing...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 47 comments | 7604 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'All gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:46 am | 5 comments | 357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'New' Dougherty Road now open

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 8 comments | 2749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citizens' coalition seeks city correspondence on Costco issue

A coalition called Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth today requested records for correspondence between city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 15 comments | 3934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Library's After-School Snacks Class a Success

The Pleasanton Library has launched a free, monthly After-School Snacks Class in partnership with the Pleasanton New Leaf...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Aug. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 59 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 25, 2016 at 10:37 am | 39 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITOR SHUTS DOWN: WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON Article shutdown because the same post was used on two threads?? If the same post related to two threads--...

Original post made by JJ on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 10 comments | 308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Foothill High student arrested for sexual battery, knife possession

Pleasanton police arrested a former Foothill High School student Monday afternoon for alleged sexual battery. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Wade Liggett, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 3423 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws

The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 2,495 views

A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 794 views